October 14, 2019

Following Jesuits’ call for “justice that builds peace in equity”, UN and Ecuadorian Bishop’s Conference announce deal between government, indigenous leaders

The United Nations and the Ecuadorian Bishop’s Conference announced a deal on Monday morning between the Ecuadorian government and indigenous leaders to end the International Monetary Fund-backed austerity package, known as “Decree 833”, and nation-wide protests, which have plagued the small Andean country over the past two weeks. According to the comuniqué, all parties have... View Article

Following Jesuits’ call for “justice that builds peace in equity”, UN and Ecuadorian Bishop’s Conference announce deal between government, indigenous leaders

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October 08, 2019

Magis Americas, Fe y Alegría and AUSJAL sign unprecedented agreement with IBM

Magis Americas, along with the International Federation of Fe y Alegría (FIFyA) and the Association of Universities entrusted to the Society of Jesus in Latin America (AUSJAL), has signed an unprecedented agreement with IBM to expand the P-TECH education model in Latin America. As part of the agreement, Magis Americas will receive a $2 million... View Article

Magis Americas, Fe y Alegría and AUSJAL sign unprecedented agreement with IBM

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June 25, 2019

Latin American Jesuits launch “Déjate Abrazar”

“Our Mother Amazon wants to tell us something … let’s embrace her.” With the upcoming Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazonian Region less than four months away, the Conference of Jesuit Provincials of Latin America and the Caribbean (CPAL) is launching a regional campaign to “embrace” our Mother Earth. Organized by... View Article

Latin American Jesuits launch “Déjate Abrazar”

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April 04, 2019

Launch of EduRed

  The three education networks of the Conference of Provincials in Latin America and the Caribbean (CPAL): The Latin American Federation of Schools of the Society of Jesus (FLACSI), Fe y Alegría and AUSJAL, gathered together in a wider alliance called EduRed. They have joined together to present the book “The Society of Jesus and the... View Article

Launch of EduRed

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September 12, 2018

Fe y Alegría Colombia recognized with the Best Workplace award 2018

CompuTrabajo, an online employment platform that awards the best companies to work for in Colombia based on the experience of current and former employees, has added Fe y Alegría Colombia within the TOP 50 of the best companies to work for in Colombia, placing them at number 14 with a score of 4.4 out of... View Article

Fe y Alegría Colombia recognized with the Best Workplace award 2018

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September 12, 2018

Q&A: Meet Emilio Travieso of Foi et Joie Haïti

Fr. Emilio Travieso, SJ, is the new Assistant Director of Foi et Joie Haïti (Fe y Alegría Haiti in French). Originally from Florida and with studies in Sociology, Philosophy, and Theology, Fr. Emilio is completing a PhD in International Development at Oxford University; studying how food systems can be improved and conducting a research on... View Article

Q&A: Meet Emilio Travieso of Foi et Joie Haïti

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September 07, 2018

Fe y Alegría Nicaragua youth communication network transforms lives

Since 2009, Fe y Alegría Nicaragua has been training young leaders with a commitment to social justice issues through the Fe y Alegría Nicaragua Communicators Network. The main objective of the network is to train Fe y Alegría students in communication subjects such as writing, audiovisual production, digital content, social media management and use, photography, voice-overs,... View Article

Fe y Alegría Nicaragua youth communication network transforms lives

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April 10, 2018

Pulling Up Poverty by Its Roots

Moved by Sebastian Torres’s stories of growing up in Colombia—stories of internally displaced people and the decades-long armed conflict—and following the historic 2016 peace agreement between the Colombian government and FARC, Andrew Hanna and Torres, students at Tampa’s Jesuit High School, were inspired to act. And with the hope of broadening opportunities for their Colombian... View Article

Pulling Up Poverty by Its Roots

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September 21, 2017

Youth Pathways Central America

This week, Marco Tulio SJ, the Executive Secretary of the International Federation of Fe y Alegría and member of the Friends of Fe y Alegría in the U.S. team, had the opportunity to participate in a Latin American delegation visiting Youth Build projects in the United States.  Members of the group had the opportunity to share... View Article

Youth Pathways Central America

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August 08, 2017

Helping good practices spread – the case study of ‘Fe y Alegria’ in Latin America

Jose Bento da Silva, professor at Warwick Business School shares on his current research initiative to explore the “secrets” of Fe y Alegría’s success as a “networked organization”.  Fe y Alegria (FyA) was founded in 1955, in Venezuela, as a social movement to promote education for the poor and poverty relief. During the last 62... View Article

Helping good practices spread – the case study of ‘Fe y Alegria’ in Latin America

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February 07, 2017

Trina Bajo, Fe y Alegría teacher, wins Human Rights Award

The Padre Luís María Olaso Center for Peace and Human Rights at the Central University of Venezuela (UCV) and the Canadian Embassy have named Trina Bajo winner of the 8th annual Human Rights Awards. Trina, who was in shock when she received news of the award, was nominated by a colleague that knew about her selfless and silent work and who wanted her labor... View Article

Trina Bajo, Fe y Alegría teacher, wins Human Rights Award

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January 27, 2017

Ann Marie Jursca Keffer (PA): “We integrate the work of Fe y Alegría in our Data Analysis workshops”

Saint Joseph’s University and Fe y Alegría Bolivia first began a partnership in 2001, with the goal of working in three areas: (1) training and research, (2) immersion trips and (3) fundraising initiatives. While the partnership remains primarily focused in the aforementioned areas the partnership continues to develop and evolve based on partners’ needs, resources... View Article

Ann Marie Jursca Keffer (PA): “We integrate the work of Fe y Alegría in our Data Analysis workshops”

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